Nevada County Police Blotter: The hot seat |

Nevada County Police Blotter: The hot seat



10:38 a.m. – A caller in the 400 block of Crown Point Circle reported their parked vehicle had been burglarized sometime between noon and 3 p.m. Thieves allegedly stole a wallet and three heirloom watches. The wallet contained the victim’s driver’s license, passport, credit cards and $400 in cash.

4:37 p.m. – A 911 caller in the 900 block of Pampas Drive reported an occupied vehicle hanging over a 20-foot ledge.

6:08 p.m. – A 911 caller in the 100 block of West Empire Street reported male subjects trying to break into her house after molesting her in the hour prior. One subject was arrested on booked on a local warrant.



5 p.m. – A 911 caller in the 400 block of Nimrod Street reported a subject at the end of the park pulled a machete on him. The suspect reportedly became angry when the caller sat at a picnic table within his campsite.

8:36 p.m. – A caller from Ridge Road and Gold Flat Road reported a female who was apparently trying to jump from the bridge. The caller reported she set her purse down and climbed to the front of the bridge.

11:29 p.m. – A caller at Biggs Avenue and Depot Street reported an altercation involving at least six men, one bleeding from his torso, one pointing a gun and a flashlight at a subject on the ground, one holding a wrench handle, and another possibly with a knife.


1:43 a.m. – A caller from Nevada Street and Nihell Street reported a man in a cowboy hat laying in the road. When told to get out of the road, the suspect responded, “Whatever.”

2:12 p.m. – A caller in the 10000 block of Bloomfield Graniteville Road reported a brush fire approximately 200 yards in size. An additional caller was told to evacuate at their own discretion as no order was in place.

8:19 p.m. – A caller in the 700 block of Zion Street reported an intoxicated man tumbling down a hill in front of the business.

11:36 p.m. – A caller in the 300 block of Clay Street arrived to find their porch on fire, started by a chair that had ignited.


2:36 a.m. – A caller in the 800 block of Zion Street reported a man with liver problems, likely from drinking too much.



10:36 a.m. – A caller on Greenhorn Road reported a female flagged down the caller’s husband and said she doesn’t have any food, water or power. The caller’s husband brought her a sandwich and a gallon of water when the subject said she’d murder someone is she didn’t get help.

4:11 p.m. – A caller on Goldbug Road reported that while her neighbor has been in the hospital for several months, many people have been living in the residence. The caller didn’t know if they had permission.

7:57 p.m. – A caller in the 10000 block of Greenwood Road reported her estranged boyfriend threatened to kill her. The caller left and was at her neighbors’ residence.

—Stephen Roberson

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